Thursday, April 22, 2010

Bohemian Swirl

Here is another post regarding the products I picked out this month from Artbeads.com. Artbeads focus is on Summer themes , I took it literally and gravitated towards the shell items. In my last post I shared a necklace I made with a Lillypilly etched shell pendant, so today here is another shell pendant in a Bohemian style. I paired the pendant with some Tibetian beads, lampwork, wood and citrine beads. I had fun using my torch to create a bead at one end of the copper, the heat allowed me to work the copper and shape it. A little wax on the pendant made the design pop out more. A copper lotus charm dangles in the back for a little surprise.



Bohemian Swirl Necklace can be found on JudithBDesigns.com


Nautilus shell coin beads were the inspiration for this beach theme bracelet. The shell coins are a nice size at 18.5mm x 19mm and come in a 7 inch strand, the wasabi color is one of my favorites to work with. I paired the coins with rainbow agate in an ocean blue color and a fabulous lampwork bead to tie it all together. I used brass to make the bead caps and clasp..the color was a perfect reminder of the sand.


Nautilus Shell Coin Bracelet can be found in my Etsy shop.



Boro Lampwork Bead from Being Beads on Etsy.



Disclosure: All above mentioned beads from Artbead.com were kindly provided free-of-charge by Artbeads.com, within the frames of Artbeads.com blogging program. The author of this blog has not received any payment from above-mentioned company. The post above represents only personal opinion of the blog author.



11 comments:

  1. great pieces, i especially love the bracelet!

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  2. Wow....someone has summer on their mind! I love this color palette Judy! Very pretty!

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  3. Great work, Judy. Love the bracelet!!

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  4. Very nice texture and color combos. I love the earthy/natural feel of these. These are great! Connie

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  5. I love both, but the bracelet is my favorite. regards from germany Stefanie

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  6. absolutely LOVING these creations Judy ;o) Feel very summertime!

    hugs

    hello gorgeous xxx

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  7. I'm a big fan of the Lily Pily designs. Your necklace is so creative and earthy. My favorite though has to be that bracelet. It reminds me of a walk along the beach finding all the lovelies that have drifted up on the shore.

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  8. Love how organic this bracelet looks. Yummy design.
    G

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  9. It's all beautiful but I really love the bracelet!

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